12 Footballers Who Were Managed By Their Fathers

The football game is unarguably one of the most interesting sports in the world, with lots of fans and supporters. Known to be one of the most viewed sports in the globe, the game of football is one of the oldest and still-running sports in the universe.

However, the football game comprises of managers (also known as coaches) who happens to manage football teams. In a layman’s term, the football managers are individuals that runs the football teams or national teams.

So, there are football players who have been couched or rather managed by their fathers in one team or the other in the game of football.

Therefore, in line with this article, we are going to be looking at some of these football players who happen to be in the same football club which their father was managing.

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1. Daley Blind

He was managed by his father from 2015 to 2017 in the Netherlands national team.

2. Harry Redknapp

At Southampton, he was managed by his father from 2005 to 2006.

3. Michael Bradley

He was managed by his dad, Bob Bradley, at the United States national team from 2006 to 2011.

4. N. Kranjcar

Between 2004 and 2006, he was managed by his dad, Zlatko Kranjcarthe, at Croatian national football team.

5. Alex Bruce

Between 2012 and 2016, he was managed by his dad, Steve Bruce, at Hull City football club.

6. Tom Ince

Between 2013 and 2014, he was managed by his dad, Paul Ince, at Blackpool club.

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7. Jordan Larsson

The Swedish football player was once managed by his father, Henrik Larsson, at Helsingborgs from 2015 to 2016.

8. Enzo Fernandez Zidane

The French football player was also managed by his father, Zinedine Zidane, at Real Madrid from 2016 to 2017.

9. Darren Ferguson

The son of the almighty ex-football manager, Sir Alex Ferguson, was managed by his dad at Manchester United from 1990 to 1994.

10. L. Zidane

He was managed by his father between 2016 and 2018 at Real Madrid.

11. Cesar Maldini

He was also managed by his father, Paolo Maldini, between 1996 and 1998 at the Italian national football team.

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12. Jordi Cruyff

He also managed by his father, Johan Cruyff, at Barcelona between 1994 and 1996.

So friends, mention other football players you know that were managed by their dads.


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